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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1825/03/24 Marquis de Lafayette Guest of Honor Lafayette is entertained at a public banquet and a ball, in Augusta, GA. They stayed at the 1st Planter's Hotel (burn down 1836). The site, Jones St at Macartan St became Fire Department Headquarters, also known as Chemical No One. Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1870/03/31 Woodrow Wilson Visitor Robert E Lee spends two nights, 30th and 31st, at the Planter's Hotel at 945 Broad, NW corner of Macartan St (demolished). Hundreds pay their respects during the forenoon of 31 March.
1870/03/31 Robert E Lee Guest of Honor Robert E Lee spends two nights, 30th and 31st, at the Planter's Hotel at 945 Broad, NW corner of Macartan St (demolished). Hundreds pay their respects during the forenoon of 31 March.
1878/02/07 Built in 1830, the Farmer's Market at 5th and Broad Sts, is destroyed by a tornado. One columns remains.

Places

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Lamar Building
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Data »

Particulars for Broad Street Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Business
Area of Significance Commerce
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 28th April 1980

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Broad Street Historic District
Registry Address: Broad St. between 5th and 13th Sts.
Registry Number: 80001226
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mixed (more than 2 styles from different periods)
Area in Acres: 70
Contributing Buildings: 158
Non-Contributing Buildings: 59
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1780, c 1930
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Business
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Business

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